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Table 3 Comparison among sub-populations

From: Role of intervention programs to increase influenza vaccination in Israel

  Paper questionnaires Segments from the telephone survey
Sub-population Ultra-orthodox Jews N = 72 Soldiers N = 81 Students N = 85 Israeli Arabs N = 87 Health-care workers N = 107 Parents of children below 18 N = 244 Elderly above 50 N = 192 Highalevel income N = 161 Lowalevel income N = 195
Descriptive
Age (Years) 37.3 (9.5) 36.1 (6.1) 24 (1.8) 38 (14) 39 (11) 53.7 (20.1) 63.3 (10.1) 45 (16) 49.6 (18)
Gender (percentage female) 61.7 (5.1) 14.8 (3.9) 64 (5.1) 52 (5.3) 79 (3.8) 43.5 (3) 44.2 (3.5) 50.1 (4) 54.4 (3.6)
Categories (percentage)
Self- Acceptors 20 (4.4) 11 (3.4) 8 (3) 31(5.1) 33 (4.5) 28 (3) 19 (2.6) 24.4(3) 28.7 (3.2)
Intervention Program vaccinators 47 (5.5) 49 (5.5) 81(4.3) 41(5.4) 30 (4.3) 40 (3.2) 44 (3.3) 31.1(3.6) 41.5 (3.5)
Non-Acceptors 33 (5.2) 4 (5.4) 11(3.4) 28(4.9) 37 (4.6) 32 (3.1) 37 (3.2) 44.5 (4.4) 29.8 (3.2)
Form of intervention programs (percentage willing to be vaccinated)
Free vaccination 16.1 (4.1) 21 (4.5) 18.8 (4.2) 9.2 (3.1) 8.3 (2.7) 7.1 (1.7) 6.3 (1.74) 3 (1.3) 7.7 (2)
Improved accessibility 21 (4.5) 25.9 (4.8) 24.7 (4.6) 12.6 (3.6) 11 (3.1) 6.7 (1.6) 4.7(1.5) 5.6 (1.8) 8.2 (2)
Vaccination as nasal spray 13.6 (3.8) 23.5 (4.7) 22.4 (4.5) 11.5 (3.4) 11 (3.1) 6.7 (1.6) 5.7 (1.7) 7.4 (2) 7.1 (1.8)
Physician recommendations 28.4 (5) 28.4 (5) 25.9 (4.7) 28.7 (4.9) 18.3 (3.8) 28.4 (2.9) 31.3 (3.3) 20.4 (3) 29.7(3.1)
Coupons 14.8 (3.9) 19.8 (4.4) 23.5 (4.5) 10.3 (3.3) 6.4 (2.4) 6.2 (1.5) 4.7 (1.5) 2.4 (1.2) 8.7 (2)
Telephone reminders 14.8 (3.9) 18.5 (4.3) 8.2 (2.9) 6.9 (2.7) 7.3 (2.5) 5.3 (1.4) 3.1 (1.2) 3.1 (1.3) 6.6 (1.7)
Tax if refuse 13.6 (3.8) 13.6 (3.8) 54.1 (5.3) 13.8 (3.7) 10.1 (2.9) 9.3 (1.9) 6.3 (1.7) 5.5 (1.8) 9.8 (2.1)
TV or Radio 8.6 (3.1) 9.9 (3.3) 9.4 (3.1) 11.5 (3.4) 9.2 (2.8) 7.6 (1.7) 8.3 (2) 7.5 (2.1) 8.2(2)
Information pamphlets 18.8 (4.3) 18.5 (4.3) 11.8 (3.5) 14.9 (3.8) 10.1 (2.9) 10.7 (2) 6.8 (1.8) 8.7 (2.2) 8.7(2)
Payment for vaccination 18.5 (4.3) 21 (4.5) 42.4 (5.3) 12.6 (3.6) 6.4 (2.4) 6.2 (1.5) 6.3 (1.7) 3.1 (1.3) 9.2 (2.1)
  1. aHigh and low incomes refer to a rank of an individual’s household salary compared to the gross median salary of households in Israel in 2012.